Category Archives: Olga Godim

Free fiction – does it work?

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A couple weeks ago, TOR publisher offered its readers/subscribers a delightful treat – 4 free Martha Wells’ sci-fi novellas about Murderbot. … Continue reading

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WEP April 2020 – Antique Vase

This is another story about Monette, a paper mage, in Vancouver, Canada, in the 21st century. Monette’s adventures started with the Feb 2020 challenge and continues in this story, inspired by the WEP April 2020 challenge. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Monette gazed with … Continue reading

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About deus ex machina

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Recently I read a novel by one of my favorite fantasy writers. I’ve already read several of her books and loved … Continue reading

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What color is your hero

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Racial diversity in fiction – I wrote about this controversial topic before. Unfortunately, it raises its head again and again, in … Continue reading

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WEP February 2020 – Café Terrace

I’m continuing my personal WEP tradition to write interconnected stories for the year’s WEP challenges, which I started in 2017.  This year, I decided to write a series of stories happening now, in Vancouver, Canada, … BUT with magic woven … Continue reading

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About an enchanted elephant

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ OPTIONAL QUESTION: Has a single photo or work of art ever inspired a story? What was it and did you finish … Continue reading

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Series recap in romance

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Lately, many genre writers took to writing series, three, four, five books, sometimes up to twenty or more. Some authors write … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2020

Hello, friends. Happy New 2020, the year of the RAT. Such resourceful creatures, aren’t they?

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WEP Dec 2019 – Footprints

This story about Dinara and her pet shop, Rendezvous Pets, on the Rendezvous Space Station, is the last Rendezvous Pets story of 2019 and my entry for the December WEP Challenge. Dinara’s shop offers pet daycare, grooming, and advice for … Continue reading

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Kindle or paper

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I recently re-read a novel Arabella by Georgette Heyer, a delightful historical romance by one of my favorite writers. The novel … Continue reading

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